Extending Tracks Issue 19: February 2018

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Issue 19 of the Southwest LRT Project newsletter [PDF] features information on development along LRT routes, a proposed corridor protection wall in Minneapolis, and public outreach activities including the release of a new visualization of LRT in Eden Prairie.

In this issue


Investment grows to more than $8 billion along existing, future LRT lines

Developers are increasingly choosing to invest along light rail transit (LRT), as witnessed by the $8.4 billion in reported new investments along existing and future LRT lines in the Twin Cities metro region. That’s an increase of $1.6 billion in just a year.

Public can comment on proposed corridor protection wall, other changes

People who want to comment on the proposd corridor protection wall and other changes to the Southwest LRT Project can do so at a March 22 public meeting, by mail or e-mail, or through an online comment form. 

Peruvian-born Community Design Group owner provides bridge between engineers, public

The Southwest LRT Project has its fair share of bridges. For Community Design Group, bridges between community
members and policy makers are just as important.

New animation shows layout of stations in Eden Prairie

The visualization shows the design of METRO Green Line Extension’s SouthWest Station, Golden Triangle Station, and City West Station.

Read Issue 19 of Extending Tracks [PDF]

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